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ACBM 2015: The Year in Review

The work of the Asia-Pacific Bible Mission continues apace. Our overseas brothers and sisters, our field workers and the many brothers and sisters involved in the support work of the ACBM have been exceptionally busy over the last twelve months. But without the support of the angels of our God nothing would have been achieved.…

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Cyclone Winston wreaks havoc in Fiji

What began as a tropical depression on 7 February turned into the second strongest severe tropical cyclone recorded in the world (the strongest ever recorded was super typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines in 2013). Gaining strength, severe tropical cyclone Winston became a Category 5 with winds of over 217 mph (350 kph) and made…

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Bartimaeus finds a place of its own

The Bartimaeus Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (BRCVI), or Barty as it is affectionately known, is a Christadelphianfunded project which provides training and accommodation facilities for blind and partially-sighted young men and women. Students here gain the opportunity to spend a year developing the necessary skills to function confidently and independently in society. They…

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Bangladesh: contrast and fellowship

Dhaka is a melting pot of humanity, an intriguing mix of past and present. It is a ‘super-metropolis’ and recognised as the most densely populated urban area in the world. Initiation into Bangladesh sees one emerging from the airport to a relatively modern taxi. You are then hurtled along hastily constructed roads, closely surrounded by…

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Third class passenger

Having travelled to Sri Lanka several times between 1987 and 1998, I thought it was time to go again. There have been quite a few changes since my last visit. The civil war which had crippled the country for 30 years had ceased and reconstruction was well underway. And there is now an ecclesia in…

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On top of the world

In mid-October, a party of eight South Australians arrived in Nepal for the third Nepal Bible Week from 21 to 25 October. Idols, idols and more idols… The city of Kathmandu is a sprawling kaleidoscope of colour, activity and noise, with people everywhere as they go about their daily business: rickshaws, taxis, motor-bikes and bicycle…

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SUN Nutrition Programme

The SUN Nutrition Programme is not an ACBM project, but works in close cooperation. Website of the SUN Nutrition Programme About When Tim  Galbraith first visited India in 1976 he discussed child nutrition problems with a retired medical superintendent of Vellore Medical College Hospital. The doctor, who had befriended him, commented on the vast waste of…

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C3 Conference Centre

Accommodation available for ACBM fieldworkers and visitors The C3 Conference Center was constructed about five years ago to provide a venue for the Hyderabad memorial meeting, bible camps and a school for the children of Christadelphians and those living at the Shunem Home. Opportunities exist for volunteers to stay in the C3 Center and teach…

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Fund Raising for the 2015

Magnanimous Response to ACBM Fund Raising During the year the ACBM has gone out to the brotherhood seeking funds in support of several disasters and emergencies to which the brotherhood has responded most generously. Cyclone Pam which hit Vanuatu and Reef Islands (Solomon Islands) on 13th March with winds gusts exceeding 300kmh, caused wide spread…

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